Definition of quiz show in English:

quiz show


  • A broadcast entertainment programme in which people compete in a quiz, typically for prizes.

    • ‘For a quiz show that lasts half an hour the recording time will generally be a little over two hours.’
    • ‘A survey for a television quiz show last week revealed that 23% could not say which country is divided from Britain by the Irish Sea.’
    • ‘Just about every quiz show on television ends with some sort of vote to send a contestant packing.’
    • ‘A trip to a Caribbean island may be a favorite prize for a TV quiz show, but it has never been my dream of a holiday.’
    • ‘I'm hosting a quiz show, but I never considered myself a game show host.’